The New England Patriots have built a roster with few holes, which means that the upcoming camp battles aren’t necessarily about making the 53-man roster, but which players will receive more playing time.
Alec and Rich each offer three different battles that will have their attention this offseason and only a couple are with regards to the back-end of the roster.
Who plays next to Dont’a Hightower at linebacker? Which running back will earn the most time on the field? How will the Patriots divvy up their snaps in the secondary and at wide receiver? Who will step up on the defensive line? Which tight end will make the roster?